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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 2 februari 1988
Tijd:20:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aspen Airways
Registratie: N5808
Constructienummer: 348
Bouwjaar: 1956
Aantal vlieguren:53781
Motoren: 2 Allison 501-D13H
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 38
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 41
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Durango-La Plata Airport, CO (DRO) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Durango-La Plata Airport, CO (DRO/KDRO), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Drifted to left on landing rollout and collided with snow bank. Runway 2 centreline lighting was not available and the painted runway centreline was covered by the snow.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
"Airport snow removal .. inadequate .. airport personnel
Proper alignment .. not maintained .. pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
Airport facilities,runway marking .. foreign substance covered
Airport facilities,runway/landing area condition .. snow covered
Airport facilities,runway/landing area condition .. slush covered
Airport facilities,centerline lights .. unavailable
Airport facilities,runway edge lights .. unapproved
Light condition .. dark night"

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Accident number: DEN88FA061
Download report: Summary report

Bronnen:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/89 (#19)
» NTSB


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photo of Convair-CV-580-N5808
accident date: 02-02-1988
type: Convair CV-580
registration: N5808
photo of Convair-CV-580-N5808
accident date: 02-02-1988
type: Convair CV-580
registration: N5808
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO en Durango-La Plata Airport, CO bedraagt 382 km (239 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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